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Continuing Education Certificate Restrictions

  1. CE certificates cannot be pursued, in combination with an undergraduate degree program, where the course content is identical, or too similar, to the content of the degree program course requirements. Please see the chart below for details.
  2. Registration into and graduation with a certificate is subject to rules and regulations .
  3. Undergraduate students enrolled in a program with an 'undeclared' major who are interested in also pursuing the completion of a certificate must first declare their degree program Plan (known as your 'major') e.g if you are a student in Bachelor of Arts (Undeclared) or, Bachelor of Science (Undeclared) or, Bachelor of Commerce Business Management (Undeclared) etc.
  4. Please note that courses completed to satisfy certificate requirements will not necessarily also count towards fulfilling your degree requirements as well and vice versa. Please review the regulations , opens in new window for detailed information.

Go to the Courses and Programs FAQ , opens in new window section for details regarding CE certificates.

Certificate Programs Undergraduate Programs Restricted from Taking Certificates
Accounting - Finance Business Management - Accounting, Finance and Undeclared Plans
Accounting and Finance: all plans and Co-op
Advanced Accounting Business Management – Accounting or
Business Management – Undeclared Plans
Advanced Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure Management (AEAIM) Business Technology Management - All programs/plans and Co-op
Advanced International Trade Management (ADVIT) Business Management – Undeclared Plan, Global Management Studies (including Co-op)
Advanced Safety Management Occupational and Public Health - Occupational Health and Safety Plan
Business Decision Analysis Business Management: Economics and Management Science (including Co-op), Global Management Studies, Marketing Management and Undeclared plans (including Co-op)
Business French and Translation Arts and Contemporary Studies - French Option
Language and Intercultural Relations - Common Year 1 and French Stream
Business Management Business Management: all plans and Co-op
Business Technology Management: 4-year and Direct Entry, and Co-op
Retail Management: all plans and Co-op
Hospitality and Tourism: all plans and Co-op
Accounting and Finance: all plans and Co-op
Canadian Social Work Practice Social Work
Caribbean Studies Arts and Contemporary Studies: Diversity and Equity Option
Computer Coding (formerly Computer Programming Applications) Computer Science
Criminal Justice and Criminology Bachelor of Arts Undeclared; Criminology
Justice Studies
Digital Art Production Image Arts all plans
Economics: Fundamentals International Economics and Finance
Business Management: Economics and Management Science plan (including Co-op)
Mathematics and Its Applications – Economics Option and Economics Option Co-op
Economics: Theory and Applications International Economics and Finance
Business Management: Economics and Management Science plan (including Co-op)
Mathematics and Its Applications – Economics Option and Economics Option Co-op
Economics and Finance Accounting and Finance: All Plans (including Co-op)
Business Management: All plans (including Co-op)
Business Technology Management: All plans (including Co-op)
International Economics and Finance
Financial Mathematics
Mathematics and Its Applications – Economics Option and Economics Option Co-op
English Literature and Popular Culture Bachelor of Arts Undeclared and Bachelor of Arts English
Arts and Contemporary Studies - English Option
Entering Foreign Markets (EFMKT) Business Management – Undeclared Plan, Global Management Studies (Including Co-op) and Marketing Management (Including Co-op)
Enterprise Architecture and Infrastructure Management Business Technology Management - All programs/plans and Co-op
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Business Management: Entrepreneurship (including Co-op) and Undeclared plans
Film Studies Image Arts - Film Studies
Financial Mathematics Modeling and Predictive Analytics Financial Mathematics
Mathematics and Its Applications
Financial Planning Business Management - Finance and Undeclared Plans
Accounting and Finance: Finance Major (including Co-op)
Foundations of International Management (FIMGT) Business Management: all programs/plans (including Co-op and Undeclared)
Fundamentals of Interior Design Interior Design
Graphic Communications Graphic Communications Management
Health Informatics Health Administration, Health Services Management, Health Information Management
Health Services Management Health Administration, Health Services Management
Health Studies Health Administration, Health Services Management
Human Resources Management Business Management - Human Resources Management (including Co-op) and Undeclared Plans
Image Arts (Film Studies) Image Arts - Film Studies
Image Arts (Photography Studies) Image Arts - Photography Studies
Information Systems Management  Business Technology Management (formerly Information Technology Management - All Programs/Plans and Co-op) 
Introduction to Community Services Faculty of Community Services
Leadership in Organizations
Business Management – Human Resources Management (including Co-op) and Undeclared Plans
Media Writing Fundamentals Radio and Television
Mental Health and Addictions Psychology or Undeclared Arts
News Studies Journalism
Nursing and Interprofessional Healthcare Leadership and Management Nursing - Collaborative Program and Nursing - Post-Diploma Degree Completion
Occupational Health and Safety Occupational and Public Health: Occupational Health and Safety option
Photography Studies Image Arts - Photography Studies
Proficiency in French Arts and Contemporary Studies - French Option
Language and Intercultural Relations - Common Year 1 and French Stream
Proficiency in Spanish  Language and Intercultural Relations - Common Year 1 and Spanish Stream
Psychology Psychology or Undeclared Arts
Public Administration and Governance (Levels 1 and 2) Public Administration and Governance
Public Administration and Leadership Public Administration and Governance all plans
Retail Management Business Management: all programs/plans including undeclared and Co-op
Business Technology Management: all programs/plans and Co-op
Hospitality and Tourism: all plans and Co-op
Retail Management: all plans and Co-op
Social Sciences and Humanities Foundations All Bachelor of Arts platform programs (Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, English, Geographic Analysis, Environment and Urban Sustainability, History, Language and Intercultural Relations, Philosophy, Politics and Governance, Undeclared)
Arts and Contemporary Studies - all options.
Strategic Marketing Business Management - Marketing Management, (including Co-op), Undeclared Plans

Revised February 2022